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Moving to an Assisted Living Facility Checklist

September 18, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Moving into an assisted living facility will provide a sense of security, comfort, and safety. To make the transition warm, welcoming, and practical, it is essential to bring the right items. The focus should be on independence, comfort, and functionality. The ideas and items listed below can help.

Why We Need Assisted Living Facilities

July 09, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

There are many reasons why we need assisted living facilities like the Montecito in our communities. As baby boomers live longer and want to maintain some level of independence, assisted living communities provide a great option.

Assisted living facilities offer myriad services for those who are elderly or disabled but are still mobile and able to mostly take care of themselves. 

How to Put my Mother (or Grandmother) in a Nursing Home?

June 21, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Caring for an aging relative can be a full-time job, and many families decide it's best for their loved one to live in a nursing home. Many senior citizens have special health conditions such as Alzheimer's and dementia, which make it almost impossible to give them the level of care and attention they need while you're raising your own family. 

It's not uncommon for a relative to get upset at the prospect of moving away. When an elderly parent refuses assisted living, you might feel guilty for even considering it in the first place. Although it's not an easy choice, it may be the best one for your loved one.

The Best Places for Seniors

May 06, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Senior citizens have a lot to consider when it comes to finding a home. They may be inclined to stay in their home because they are afraid of change. The reality, however, is that there are excellent environments for seniors, like the Montecito, that have abundant activities.

What is Assisted Living Apartment Life Like?

April 22, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Whether you are contemplating a move to an assisted living apartment or one of your loved ones is pondering trying out assisted living, you understandably have some questions about what the experience is like.

Fortunately, if you are in the Land of Enchantment and looking for assisted living in Santa Fe NM offers a wide number of choices for you or your relatives. As the following examples show, you’ll find that in most cases, assisted living apartments place a strong emphasis on independent living and staying active.

What is Long Term Care?

April 15, 2019 in: Senior Housing, Skilled Nursing Santa Fe, Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Throughout life, it is important to have a plan to take care of your family and yourself. As an infant, your family likely had a team of loved ones and professionals to offer advice and help care for you. This pattern of needs and support never leaves our lives. Despite this, many of those aging find they do not have the tools they need to carry out daily activities or support with medical treatments. To change this, many are seeking information to help build a plan to support their vision for the later chapters of their lives. Long term care facilities are an integral part of that plan and come in many different varieties. The following paragraphs will serve to cover how most of these facilities are structured and some of the resources they offer.

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